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Short Title(s) as Introduced

Accountability for Sexual and Gender-based Violence as a Tool in Conflict Act of 2019

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to include in the Annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices a section on conflict-related sexual and gender-based violence, to amend the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act to authorize the President to impose economic sanctions and a visa ban on the leader of an organization that commits sexual or gender-based violence.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
06/11/2019Introduced in House

All Actions (4)

Date All Actions
06/28/2019Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
06/11/2019Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/11/2019Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/11/2019Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Foreign Affairs06/11/2019 Referred to
House Judiciary06/11/2019 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties06/28/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in House (06/11/2019)

Accountability for Sexual and Gender-based Violence as a Tool in Conflict Act of 2019

This bill provides for sanctions against foreign persons responsible for conflict-related acts of sexual and gender-based violence.

The President may impose property- and visa-blocking sanctions on foreign persons responsible for sexual and gender-based violence against individuals seeking human rights or attempting to expose illegal activity by government officials.

Foreign government officials and their immediate family members who have been involved in significant corruption involving sexual or gender-based violence shall be ineligible to enter the United States.

The bill also expands existing foreign-assistance-related reporting requirements to include information on conflict-related sexual and gender-based violence.